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Go to System Preferences > Sound Settings > Output and select your headphones.


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When you are using a digital out device, the Mac simply passes the digital signal to the receiving device where the settings should be adjusted, this is the correct behavior. Unless your Mac is mistaking the headphones as a digital device when they are really analog, then this isn't a Mac issue. To determine if it is a Mac issue I'd try plugging in another ...


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I just to keep my ihpone in the jeans pocket, the reason the plug didnt went fully in was because some paper was "washed" in the jeans and small pieces of washed paper went into the iphone! I have removed it and fixed! save a trip to the service centre. Thanks...


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You have to combine both answers posted here. Configure ControllerMate as described by Luke for your program of choice and apply the Play Button iTunes Patch mentioned by Stephen. Then you can control your app of choice by using a headphone remote control without starting iTunes.


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I own the i300's from Apple store, and also bought the mm30i's to try as I don't like the asymmetric cable on the i300's. I returned the mm30i's (saying they were faulty) because the sound was THAT bad. No comparison, the i300's far outshine the mm30i's. Fuller sound, better better. Everything is better EXCEPT the annoying asymmetric cable. Might be worth ...


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I own a Shure headset with 3 connectors and it does not work on my MacBook Pro Retina 15''late 2013 nor does it with my iPhone 4S --- only the channel marked with 'left' works. And even the 4 connector versions are different among the various Notebook/Phone manufacturers compared to Apple. There are special Apple compatible versions advertised. Best, Peter


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does your headphone come with three electrical connectors at the plug or with for? The newer generations of MacBooks require 4 connectors to be able to play on both channels. Best Peter


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The red light in your audio out jack indicates that it is active. That is why you do not hear anything on the speakers. Your analog/digital switch in the port is stuck -- the red light is the digital audio signal. Try to plug the headphone in, this time wiggling it from side to side while it's plugged in. Alternatively try cleaning the audio plug: Try ...


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I think it is. You can check for yourself by opening System Information on your MacBook (alt-click the Apple logo in the menu bar and choose System Information), click on Audio (in the Hardware section on the left) and click Intel High Definition Audio. If the Headphone section mentions Combined audio-output (or even easier, if it mentions iPhone Headset) ...



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